WORLD WAR Z adaptation (2010s decade)

by dylanemery22 | created - 2 weeks ago | updated - 1 week ago | Public

NOTE: This is all opinion based; so if you disagree with some of my choices, comment below and cast the actors/actresses you think would be perfect to play these roles.

1. Max Brooks

Writer | World War Z

Max Brooks was born on May 22, 1972 in New York City, New York, USA as Maximilian Michael Brooks. He is a writer and actor, known for World War Z (2013), The Great Wall (2016) and Saturday Night Live (1975). He has been married to Michelle Kholos Brooks since 2003. They have one child.

The Interviewer

2. James Hong

Actor | Big Trouble in Little China

James Hong was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. He studied civil engineering at the University of Minnesota, but at some point along the way became interested in acting. He graduated from the University of Southern California and practiced for 1½ years as a road engineer with the County of Los ...

Kwang Jingshu

3. Wen Jiang

Actor | Rogue One

Wen Jiang was born on January 5, 1963 in Tangshan, China. He is an actor and director, known for Rogue One (2016), Guizi lai le (2000) and Tian di ying xiong (2003). He has been married to Yun Zhou since 2005. They have one child. He was previously married to Sandrine Chenivisse.

Nury Televadi

4. Nathan Fillion

Actor | Castle

Nathan Fillion was born on 27 March 1971 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. He is the son of Cookie (Early) and Bob Fillion, both retired English teachers, and has an older brother, Jeff. In Canada, he attended Holy Trinity Catholic High School, Concordia University College of Alberta and University of ...

Stanley McDonald

5. Paul Sorvino

Actor | Goodfellas

Tall, dark and imposing American actor Paul Sorvino has made a solid career of portraying authority figures.

He was born in Brooklyn, New York City. His mother, Angela (Renzi), was a piano teacher, of Italian descent. His father, Ford Sorvino, was an Italian immigrant who worked in a robe factory as...

Fernando Oliveira

6. Adetokumboh M'Cormack

Actor | Battle Los Angeles

Adetokumboh M'Cormack was born on February 27, 1982 in Sierra Leone as Frederick Adetokumboh M'Cormack. He is an actor and producer, known for Battle Los Angeles (2011), Irish Goodbye (2018) and Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014).

Jacob Nyathi

7. Sasson Gabai

Actor | Rambo III

Sasson Gabai was born on November 24, 1947 in Baghdad, Iraq. He is an actor, known for Rambo III (1988), Bikur Ha-Tizmoret (2007) and Polishuk (2009).

Jurgen Warmbrunn

8. Waleed Zuaiter

Actor | London Has Fallen

The youngest of three brothers, Waleed was born in Sacramento, California, but grew up in Kuwait from the age of 5 until 19. He made frequent visits to his mother's family in San Francisco during the summer holidays and he was very fortunate that during his upbringing his family traveled ...

Saladin Kader

9. Jay O. Sanders

Actor | The Day After Tomorrow

Jay O. Sanders was born on April 16, 1953 in Austin, Texas, USA as Jay Olcutt Sanders. He is known for his work on The Day After Tomorrow (2004), Kiss the Girls (1997) and Revolutionary Road (2008). He has been married to Maryann Plunkett since October 1, 1991. They have one child.

Bob Archer

10. Dennis Boutsikaris

Actor | Better Call Saul

Dennis Boutsikaris was born on December 21, 1952 in Newark, New Jersey, USA. He is an actor, known for Better Call Saul (2015), Money Monster (2016) and The Bourne Legacy (2012). He was previously married to Deborah Hedwall.

General Travis D'Ambrosia

11. Martin Scorsese

Director | Taxi Driver

Martin Charles Scorsese was born on November 17, 1942 in Queens, New York City, to Catherine Scorsese (née Cappa) and Charles Scorsese, who both worked in Manhattan's garment district, and whose families both came from Palermo, Sicily. He was raised in the neighborhood of Little Italy, which later ...

Breckinridge 'Breck' Scott

12. Simon Pegg

Actor | Shaun of the Dead

English actor, writer and comedian Simon Pegg was born Simon John Beckingham in Brockworth, Gloucestershire, to Gillian Rosemary (Smith), a civil servant, and John Henry Beckingham, a jazz musician. His parents divorced when Pegg was seven. He later took his stepfather's surname, "Pegg". He was ...

Grover Carlson

13. Denise Crosby

Actress | Pet Sematary

Denise Michelle Crosby was born on November 24, 1957 in Hollywood, California. Forming part of the extensive Crosby family dynasty, this striking leading actress, daughter of entertainer Dennis Crosby, has appeared in film and television since the early 1980s. A photo spread in a 1979 issue of ...

Mary Jo Miller

14. Bruce Boxleitner

Actor | Babylon 5

As one of Hollywood's leading men, Bruce Boxleitner has starred in a major motion picture franchise, numerous feature films, several popular television series, produced a major network film and TV series, performed on Broadway, and authored two science fiction novels.

Boxleitner received his formal ...

Gavin Blaire

15. Ajay Naidu

Actor | Office Space

Naidu's first professional acting job was the film Touch and Go (released in 1986) which he won from an open call. He starred in the TV movie, Lady Blue (1985) as Paquito. This was followed by an ABC Afterschool Special episode, "No Greater Gift" (1985), where he played Nick Santana, a 12-year-old ...

Ajay Shah

16. Helen Mirren

Actress | RED

Dame Helen Mirren was born in Queen Charlotte's Hospital in West London. Her mother, Kathleen Alexandrina Eva Matilda (Rogers), was from a working-class English family, and her father, Vasiliy Petrovich Mironov, was a Russian-born civil servant, from Kuryanovo, whose own father was a diplomat. ...

Maria Zhuganova

17. Henry Rollins

Actor | Johnny Mnemonic

In describing Henry Rollins, the tendency is to try to squeeze as many labels as possible into a single sentence but if Henry Rollins could be reduced to a single word, that word would undoubtedly be "workaholic." When he's not traveling, Rollins prefers a to keep a relentless schedule full of work...

T. Sean Collins

18. Maz Jobrani

Actor | Jimmy Vestvood: Amerikan Hero

Maz Jobrani was born on February 26, 1972 in Tehran, Iran as Maziyar Jobrani. He is an actor and writer, known for Jimmy Vestvood: Amerikan Hero (2016), Friday After Next (2002) and Dragonfly (2002).

Ahmed Farahnakian

19. Mark Hamill

Actor | Star Wars

Mark Hamill is best known for his portrayal of Luke Skywalker in the original Star Wars trilogy - Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977), Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980), and Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983) - a role he reprised in Star Wars: The Force ...

Todd Wainio

20. John Kani

Actor | Black Panther

John Kani was born on November 30, 1942 in New Brighton, South Africa as Bonsile John Kani. He is an actor and writer, known for Black Panther (2018), Captain America: Civil War (2016) and The Ghost and the Darkness (1996).

Paul Redeker / Xolelwa Azania

21. Jürgen Prochnow

Actor | Das Boot

Born in Berlin, Germany, in 1941, Jürgen Prochnow is a leading actor of the German stage and screen. He was memorable as the submarine captain in the gritty WW II film Das Boot (1981), which brought him to international prominence. He has since starred in many well-received European and Hollywood ...

Philip Adler

22. Peter Stormare

Actor | Fargo

Peter Stormare was born in Arbrå, Gävleborgs län, Sweden, to Gunhild (Holm) and Karl Ingvar Storm. He began his acting career at the Royal National Theatre of Sweden, performing for eleven years. In 1990 he became the Associate Artistic Director at the Tokyo Globe Theatre and directed productions ...

Bohdan Taras Kondratiuk

23. Michelle Kholos Brooks

Actress | The Girl from Mars

Michelle Kholos Brooks is an actress and writer, known for The Girl from Mars and Cab (2014).

Jesika Hendricks

24. Kal Penn

Actor | Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle

Kal Penn was born and raised in Montclair, New Jersey, to Asmita, a fragrance evaluator, and Suresh Modi, an engineer. His parents are Gujarati immigrants to America from India. He attended the Freehold Regional High School District's Performing Arts High School where he participated in the ...

Sardar Khan

25. Alan Alda

Actor | M*A*S*H

Alan Alda was born on January 28, 1936 in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA as Alphonso Joseph D'Abruzzo. He is known for his work on M*A*S*H (1972), The Four Seasons (1981) and Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989). He has been married to Arlene Alda since March 15, 1957. They have three children.

Arthur Sinclair, Jr.

26. Rob Reiner

Actor | All in the Family

Robert Reiner was born in New York City, to Estelle Reiner (née Lebost) and Emmy-winning actor, comedian, writer, and producer Carl Reiner.

As a child, he often looked up to his father as his inspiration and role-model. Carl Reiner was on The Dick Van Dyke Show, which he created and also starred in....

The Whacko

27. Dean Edwards

Actor | Spider-Man 3

Dean Edwards was born on July 30, 1970 in The Bronx, New York City, New York, USA. He is an actor, known for Spider-Man 3 (2007), Goyband (2008) and A New Wave (2006).

Joe Muhammad

28. Mel Brooks

Actor | Spaceballs

Mel Brooks was born Melvin Kaminsky on June 28, 1926 in Brooklyn, New York. He served in WWII, and afterwards got a job playing the drums at nightclubs in the Catskills. Brooks eventually started a comedy act and also worked in radio and as Master Entertainer at Grossinger's Resort before going to ...

Roy Elliot

29. Becky Ann Baker

Actress | Men in Black

Becky Ann Baker was born on February 17, 1953 in Fort Knox, Kentucky, USA as Becky Ann Gelke. She is an actress, known for Men in Black (1997), Spider-Man 3 (2007) and A Simple Plan (1998). She has been married to Dylan Baker since 1990. They have one child.

Christina Eliopolis

30. Eamonn Walker

Actor | Oz

Eamonn Walker was born on June 12, 1962 in London, England as Eamonn Roderique Walker. He is an actor, known for Oz (1997), Unbreakable (2000) and Lord of War (2005). He is married to Sandra Walker. They have three children.

David Allen Forbes

31. Parminder Nagra

Actress | Bend It Like Beckham

Parminder Nagra was born on October 5, 1975 in Leicester, Leicestershire, England as Parminder Kaur Nagra. She is an actress, known for Bend It Like Beckham (2002), ER (1994) and The Blacklist (2013). She was previously married to James Stenson.

Barati Palshigar

32. Brian Tee

Actor | Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows

Brian Tee was born in Okinawa, Japan, to a Japanese father and a Korean mother. His family moved to Hacienda Heights, California, when he was two years old. Tee was a star football captain at his Glen A. High School. During high school, he worked at Blackjack Pizza, where fellow Hacienda resident ...

Hyungchoi Choi

33. Masi Oka

Actor | Heroes

Masayori "Masi" Oka is a Japanese American actor, producer and digital effects artist. He became widely known for his role on NBC's Heroes as Hiro Nakamura and in CBS' Hawaii Five-0 as Doctor Max Bergman. Oka was born in Tokyo, Japan, to Setsuko Oka. His parents divorced when he was one month old; ...

Kondo Tatsumi

34. Takeshi Kitano

Actor | Zatôichi

Takeshi Kitano originally studied to become an engineer, but was thrown out of school for rebellious behavior. He learned comedy, singing and dancing from famed comedian Senzaburô Fukami. Working as a lift boy on a nightclub with such features as comic sketches and striptease dancing, Kitano saw ...

Tomonaga Ijiro

35. Andy Garcia

Actor | Ocean's Eleven

One of Hollywood's most private and guarded leading men, Andy Garcia has created iconic characters while at the same time staying true to his acting roots and personal projects.

Garcia was born Andrés Arturo García Menéndez on April 12, 1956, in Havana, Cuba, to Amelie Menéndez, a teacher of English...

Seryosha Garcia Alvarez

36. Ric Young

Actor | Seven Years in Tibet

Ric Young was born in June 1944 in Wandsworth, London, England. He is an actor and writer, known for Seven Years in Tibet (1997), The Transporter (2002) and Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984).

Admiral Xu Zhicai

37. Alfred Molina

Actor | Spider-Man 2

Alfred Molina was born in 1953 in London, England. His mother, Giovanna (Bonelli), was an Italian-born cook and cleaner, and his father, Esteban Molina, was a Spanish-born waiter and chauffeur. He studied at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London. His stage work includes two major Royal ...

Terry Knox

38. Pedro Pascal

Actor | Game of Thrones

Pedro Pascal is a Chilean-born American actor. He is best known for portraying the roles of Oberyn Martell in the fourth season of the HBO series Game of Thrones and Javier Peña in the Netflix series Narcos.

In 2016 he starred in the American-Chinese film The Great Wall alongside Matt Damon.

Ernesto Olguin

39. Common

Actor | Wanted

First known as a rapper who became one of the more prominent voices in hip-hop's new millennium renaissance, Common later transitioned into acting. He was born in Chicago, and is the son of educator Dr. Mahalia Ann Hines and Lonnie Lynn, an ABA basketball player turned youth counselor.

On October 6,...

Darnell Hackworth

40. F. Murray Abraham

Actor | The Grand Budapest Hotel

Academy Award-winning actor F. Murray Abraham was born on October 24, 1939 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and raised in El Paso, Texas. His father, Frederick Abraham, was from an Assyrian Christian (Antiochian) family, from Syria. His mother, Josephine (Stello) Abraham, was the daughter of Italian ...

Father Sergei Ryzhkov

41. Jay Laga'aia

Actor | Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith

Jay Laga'aia was born on September 10, 1963 in Auckland, New Zealand. He is an actor and writer, known for Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005), Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (2002) and Daybreakers (2009). He has been married to Sandra Jane since August 16, 1990. They ...

Michael Choi

42. Rene Auberjonois

Actor | Boston Legal

René Murat Auberjonois was born on June 1, 1940 in New York City. René was born into an already artistic family, which included his grandfather, a well-known Swiss painter, and his father Fernand, a writer. The Auberjonois family moved to Paris shortly after World War II, and it was there that René...

Andre Renard

43. Zsolt Csutak

Casting_department | Spectral

Zsolt Csutak is known for his work on Spectral (2016), The Martian (2015) and Red Sparrow (2018).

casting director #1

44. Mary Vernieu

Casting_director | Looper

Mary Vernieu is known for her work on Looper (2012), Silver Linings Playbook (2012) and Grindhouse (2007).

casting director #2

45. Anthony Dod Mantle

Cinematographer | Slumdog Millionaire

Anthony Dod Mantle was born on April 14, 1955 in Oxford, Oxfordshire, England. He is known for his work on Slumdog Millionaire (2008), 127 Hours (2010) and Antichrist (2009).

cinematographer

46. Alex Marquez

Editor | Alexander

Alex Marquez is known for his work on Alexander (2004), Snowden (2016) and Savages (2012).

editor

47. Marco Beltrami

Composer | I, Robot

Marco Beltrami was born on October 7, 1966 in New York City, New York, USA. He is known for his work on I, Robot (2004), World War Z (2013) and Live Free or Die Hard (2007).

music score

48. Mark Tildesley

Production_designer | Sunshine

Mark Tildesley was born in 1963 in London, England. He is a production designer and assistant director, known for Sunshine (2007), Phantom Thread (2017) and High-Rise (2015).

production designer

49. Denis Schnegg

Art_director | Ex Machina

Denis Schnegg is known for his work on Ex Machina (2014), Sunshine (2007) and The Constant Gardener (2005).

art director

50. Véronique Melery

Set_decorator | Jackie

set decorator

51. Mayes C. Rubeo

Costume_designer | Apocalypto

Mayes C. Rubeo is a costume Designer known for her work on Apocalypto (2006), Avatar (2009), Thor: Ragnarok (2017), Warcraft: The Beginning (2016), World War Z (2013) and John Carter (2012). She was born in Mexico City and went on to train in Fashion and Costume at the Los Angeles Trade-Tech ...

costume designer

52. Frances Hannon

Make_up_department | The Grand Budapest Hotel

Frances Hannon is known for her work on The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014), The King's Speech (2010) and World War Z (2013).

hair, makeup and prosthetics

53. Christopher Allen Nelson

Make_up_department | Kill Bill: Vol. 1

Academy Award winner and 2 time Emmy winner Christopher Allen Nelson moved to Los Angeles at the age of 15. He has established himself as one of the top Special FX Make-up Artists and designers in the industry, after having worked for Rick Baker, Steve Johnson, KNB, Stan Winston, and many more over...

makeup effects

54. Kamen Anev

Art_department | The Martian

concept art

55. Sunil Pant

Art_department | The Predator

illustrator

56. Kurt van der Basch

Art_department | Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi

Kurt van der Basch is known for his work on Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi (2017), Cloud Atlas (2012) and Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015).

storyboard/s

57. Kris Fenske

Sound_department | The Hunger Games

Kris Fenske grew up around the muddy waters of Manitoba. During these formative years he would regularly take long drives through the open prairies with his grandparents. Often during these trips he would feel the compulsion to try and vocalize what the various things crossing his eyesight might ...

sound designer

58. Wylie Stateman

Sound_department | Deepwater Horizon

Wylie Stateman is known for his work on Deepwater Horizon (2016), Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003) and Inglourious Basterds (2009).

supervising sound editor

59. Mike Prestwood Smith

Sound_department | Casino Royale

Mike Prestwood Smith is known for his work on Casino Royale (2006), Deepwater Horizon (2016) and Quantum of Solace (2008).

sound re-recording mixer

60. Mac Ruth

Sound_department | Blade Runner 2049

Mac Ruth was born on May 7, 1967 in Ellensburg, Washington, USA. He is known for his work on Blade Runner 2049 (2017), The Martian (2015) and Hellboy II: The Golden Army (2008).

sound mixer

61. Stefano Pepin

Special_effects | Overlord

special effects supervisor

62. Paul Graff

Visual_effects | The Road

Paul Graff is known for his work on The Road (2009), Water for Elephants (2011) and Memoirs of a Geisha (2005).

visual effects supervisor #1

visual effects supervisor #2

64. Wade Eastwood

Stunts | Mission: Impossible - Fallout

Wade Eastwood was born in Durban, South Africa in 1971, the youngest of 4 children. He finished junior school there before his family moved to England. The weather and lifestyle eventually forced a family decision to move back home to SA after 5 years. Once home, Wade finished high school, ...

stunt coordinator

65. Max Brooks

Writer | World War Z

Max Brooks was born on May 22, 1972 in New York City, New York, USA as Maximilian Michael Brooks. He is a writer and actor, known for World War Z (2013), The Great Wall (2016) and Saturday Night Live (1975). He has been married to Michelle Kholos Brooks since 2003. They have one child.

writer #1

66. Oliver Stone

Producer | JFK

Oliver Stone has become known as a master of controversial subjects and a legendary film maker. His films are filled with a variety of film angles and styles, he pushes his actors to give Oscar-worthy performances, and despite his failures, has always returned to success.

William Oliver Stone was ...

writer #2 / director



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